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Nuclear Plants / Three Mile Island Indictment #527865

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 07, 1983
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(Studio) Grand jury criminal indictment of Three Mile Island operators for falsification of safety records reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Indictment of Metropolitan Edison Company for falsification of records, violating its license and falsification of NRC records examined. [US attorney David QUEEN - explains criminal charges.] 1979 accident at TMI recalled. [Union of Concerned Scientists spokesperson Robert POLLARD - explains possible relationship between basis of government allegations and 1979 accident.] [Metropolitan Edison Company spokesperson Douglas BEDELL - defs. company's operating policies.] Maximum penalty should company be convicted mentioned; NRC official's pessimistic assessment of TMI's reopening chances noted.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

Brokaw, Tom;
McCarthy, Lee

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